Morgan Stanley

Placement and duration

• A 10-week Summer Analyst Program that begins in June

• Direct placements with a compliance advisory team aligned with one of our businesses or on a team covering specific global compliance functions, such as financial crimes, regulatory relations, information controls or global monitoring and testing

• A variety of events throughout the summer to fully immerse the Analysts in Compliance and Firm Culture, including mentorship opportunities, community service events, senior management speaker seminars, and other networking and educational events

• Three days of orientation: one day of Firmwide orientation, one day of business unit-specific training and a final day of compliance-specific training 

• Considerable training on the job to develop an understanding of the Firm’s global compliance risk management program


Responsibilities vary depending on your role, but may include the following:

• Conducting due diligence reviews (for example, financial crimes concerns) of clients during the account opening process

• Conducting monitoring and surveillance of transactions, employee activities and communications

• Performing transaction and control-based testing of Firm processes and controls to mitigate risks

• Analyzing regulations, rules and various proposals; drafting and coordinating regulatory updates and compliance bulletins

• Conducting research and assisting with responses to various regulatory inquiries and examinations

• Reviewing and drafting policies, procedures, compliance manuals and developing/updating related training courses

• Participating in compliance risk assessments and analyzing the compliance environment and controls for a line of business

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements


• You are pursuing a Bachelor’s degree of any discipline, open to all majors

• You are graduating between December 2021 and May 2022

• You have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

• Track record of academic excellence

• Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage competing priorities

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to analyze and synthesize a variety of data to produce well-designed, meaningful summaries and reports

• Adept at solving problems and developing efficient processes

• Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.